Planning, Programming, Budgeting: Inquiry
United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Government Operations. Subcommittee on National Security and International Operations
U.S. Government Printing Office, 1970 - Executive departments - 683 pages
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Page 73 - STUDIES serve for delight, for ornament, and for ability. Their chief use for delight, is in privateness and retiring; for ornament, is in discourse; and for ability, is in the judgment and disposition of business. For expert men can execute, and perhaps judge of particulars, one by one; but the general counsels, and the plots and marshalling of affairs, come best from those that are learned.
Page 67 - IT was six men of Indostan To learning much inclined, Who went to see the Elephant (Though all of them were blind), That each by observation Might satisfy his mind. The First approached the Elephant, And happening to fall Against his broad and sturdy side, At once began to bawl: "God bless me! but the Elephant Is very like a wall!
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Page 67 - To learning much inclined, Who went to see the Elephant (Though all of them were blind) . That each by observation Might satisfy his mind. The First approached the Elephant, And happening to fall Against his broad and sturdy side. At once began to bawl : "Bless me ! but the Elephant Is very like a wall...
Page 53 - THE greatest trust between man and man is the trust of giving counsel; for in other confidences men commit the parts of life, their lands, their goods, their children, their credit, some particular affair; but to such as they make their counsellors they commit the whole : by how much the more ttiey are obliged to all faith and integrity.
Page 67 - The Fifth, who chanced to touch the ear Said, "E'en the blindest man Can tell what this resembles most; Deny the fact who can, 1 From Poems; by Ralph Waldo Emerson. This marvel of an Elephant Is very like a fan!
Page 347 - In any manner a Member of Congress, to favor or oppose, by vote or otherwise, any legislation or appropriation by Congress, whether before or after the Introduction of any bill or resolution proposing such legislation or appropriation, but this shall not prevent officers or employees of the United States or of Its departments or agencies from communicating to Members of Congress on the reQuest of any Member or to Congress, through the proper official channels, requests for legislation or appropriations...
Page 42 - But he who desires to inflict rational punishment does not retaliate for a past wrong which cannot be undone; he has regard to the future, and is desirous that the man who is punished, and he who sees him punished, may be deterred from doing wrong again.
Page 10 - In his words, this system would enable public decisionmakers to — (1) Identify our national goals with precision and on a continuing basis ; (2) Choose among those goals the ones that are most urgent (3) Search for alternative means of reaching those goals most effectively at the least cost ; (4) Inform ourselves not merely on next year's costs, but on the second, and third, and subsequent years...